Kale Turkey Burgers

These burgers are great for barbequing and are high in protein! They can be eaten along side some sweet potato fries and asparagus or a house salad. The kale adds only 100 calories to the overall recipe and provides lots of vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin K.


Ground Turkey                  2 lbs           909 g
Kale, finely chopped        3 cups        750 mL
Egg, large                          1 each        1 each
Worcestershire sauce     4 Tbsp        60 mL
Garlic powder                   1 Tbsp        15 mL
Onion powder                   2 tsp           10 mL
Thyme, dried                     1 tsp           5 mL
Rosemary, dried               ½ tsp          3 mL
Dijon mustard                  3 Tbsp         45 mL
Salt                                      1 tsp           5 mL


  1. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients with your hands.
  2. Form into 8 patties of uniform size.
  3. Place into a non-stick grill or barbeque that has been sprayed with olive oil and cook on medium heat for 4-5 minutes on the one side.
  4. Turn over, then reduce the heat to medium and cook for another 8-10 minutes or until center is no longer pink and the juices run clear.
  5. Serve alone or on a whole-wheat bun (additional calories) with a side of 2-3 servings of vegetables.


Makes 8 servings (160g /serving).